Join me, Sherri Snyder, as I don my seamed stockings and paint on my bee-stung lips to portray Barbara La Marr in a one-woman performance piece that I wrote about her extraordinary, oftentimes scandalous life. (I adapted the piece from the Barbara La Marr performance I did for the Pasadena Playhouse and Pasadena Museum of History production, Channeling Hollywood, a play centering on the life stories of five famous figures [each actor wrote their own character’s part].) Upcoming performances include:
*Sunday, October 8, 2017, at the Homestead Museum’s annual Ticket to the Twenties festival – My performance takes place upon the museum’s lawn stage and begins at 3 p.m. Following the performance, I will lecture about Barbara’s commendable career and contribution to cinematic history. The entire festival is FREE to attend and features silent film, vintage jazz, dancing, performers, and more! For additional information, click here.
*Saturday, October 21, 2017, at Hollywood Forever – My performance is part of the Los Angeles Art Deco Society’s annual Hollywood Forever tour. Also featured on the tour are the stories of others—told by historians and performers—who made Hollywood and history, including silent screen god Rudolph Valentino, action hero Douglas Fairbanks, actress and William Randolph Hearst mistress Marion Davies, filmmaker Cecil B. DeMille, slain director William Desmond Taylor, and over twenty other legendary luminaries. For tour times and ticket information, click here.